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Introducing Dixons Academies Trust

We are a small well-established Multi-Academy Trust of 4 secondary academies, 3 primaries and 1 all-through academy, serving communities in Bradford and Leeds.  Our mission is to lead educational improvement in the region through high performing academies which value diversity and maximise student achievement.  We ensure that Dixons students have high aspirations and our collective ambition brings about success. Students learn together in well-ordered and happy communities, from all cultures and backgrounds across the cities. We have recently opened a 3-19 academy in Chapeltown which is the first academy of a small hub we aim to build in Leeds over the next 3 years.

Why train to teach with Dixons?

Train in aspirational and successful academies which are innovating to improve the life chances of local children.


Our ITT programme draws on national and international developments in teacher training, providing a high quality experience.


Dixons teacher training programme offers you:

  • 100% academy based training
  • placements in successful academies with excellent learning and behaviour
  • case studies of success from across our 9 dynamic academies
  • coaching that helps you to make faster progress than many other programmes
  • a tremendous level of support QTS, PGCE including masters credits
  • potential employment with Dixons MAT, including our growing free schools in Bradford or Leeds


And opportunity to:

  • be fully immersed in the life of a academy all year
  • work with students from the start of your course
  • learn from highly experienced, successful teachers and mentors
  • be part of something special


We think that teaching is the best job in the world.  Join us to make a difference.

Listen to our Head of ITT Mr Tait Coles on Sunrise Radio talking about why he loves teaching.


Dixons Teacher Training Vacancies for 2019-20

Applications for the 2019/20 programme and will open on  Tuesday 9th October 2018 via UCAS.

Dixons Teacher Training offers places in the following areas for 2019/20:

For exceptional trainees we can guarantee an NQT position in one of our Dixons schools for 2020-21. Only for EBacc subjects: English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, MFL and Primary.

We are looking for excellent graduates who have enthusiasm, commitment and can offer inspiration to young people, and who will work well in a successful environment as part of a team of highly professional staff.

What our trainees say